The federal Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has adapted certain policies pertaining to your educational benefits in response to the current national emergency.
Specifically, there will be no change to your educational benefits or your monthly housing allowance through the Fall 2020 semester if your traditionally on-campus courses have been converted to online delivery. Please remember that your educational benefits cannot be processed, though, until you register for classes and submit your Request for Benefits form.
Also, your VA educational benefits were not affected if you asked that the grading scale for your undergraduate course(s) be changed from a letter grade to S/U (satisfactory/unsatisfactory) for the Spring 2020 semester.
Connect with Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care – Student veterans who are concerned they may have symptoms of COVID-19, flu or cold should contact Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care at 1-228-523-5000 before traveling to their medical center (Panama City VA Clinic). Clinical staff are available to provide 24/7 virtual care and support, including nurse advice and triage. This service is available at no cost to Veterans enrolled for VA health care. Veterans may also contact their respective PACT TEAM as needed for telehealth or regular appointments.
Should you have questions, please contact our staff by email email@example.com or phone (850) 644-9562. Individual contact information is provided below. If you call and get our voicemail, please include your name, FSU ID and email address. We’ll follow-up by phone or email as soon as possible.
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Florida State University provides initiatives that foster a community of past, present and future veterans, raises awareness of veterans issues among campus and local communities, and supports student veterans through graduation and into rewarding careers and graduate-education programs.
Florida State University Panama City is committed to supporting our student veterans and military dependent students by assisting them in their request for certification of VA educational benefits, earned through their service and sacrifice to our country.
At FSU Panama City, our VA certification process has been centralized through the FSU Student Veterans Center in Tallahassee to ensure compliance and that services are in keeping with our commitment to the needs of our student veterans and military dependents. The request for benefits form must be completed and submitted each semester you are enrolled at FSU.
All FSU student veterans and VA benefit recipients have priority registration for courses following their first semester.
Active-military students, student veterans and dependents using federal benefits are eligible for priority registration, which allows these students to register for future semester courses during the first selection window of each course-registration cycle.
The James and Cameron Skinner Ready Room for Veterans is a dedicated space for studying, small group meetings or decompressing and socializing with fellow veteran students between classes.
If you are a veteran or military dependent prospective student interested in attending FSU Panama City, please visit our military admissions page to learn more about our campus, academic programs and other resources.
Staff at the FSU Student Veterans Center look forward to working with our FSU Panama City student veterans and military dependents, assisting them in their certification process and answering any questions you may have regarding your VA benefits certification. FSU Panama City students may visit Jim Allen or the staff in the Academic Advising & Student Success Center in Holley rm. C117 or you may contact the Student Veterans Center team members below with any questions you may have: